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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Two days ago a bought a betta fish from Petco. Full disclosure, I’m new to the aquarium hobby and have never owned a betta before. So when I saw the fish at the store he look ok, he was alert, not laying lethargic at the bottom of the deli or floating at the surface. But by the way he was...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So my betta got injured. See the attached pics. He's alone in a 6.5 gallon tank. I've kept fish and bettas for years and cured fin rot before but I can't cure this case. I'm at a loss and need advice. I got him in December 2020 and I assume he's around 9 to 12 months old now. He was happy and...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta boy Raphael had an accident involving a siphon tube and he's had a few scales knocked off the top of his head. There was no blood and hes swimming as normal but im obviously just worried beacuse ive never had to deal with an injured betta. Any advice or tips are appreciated so he can...
  4. Betta Fish Care
    Hi everyone, Really need some advice, I'm new to betta keeping and have no idea what's going on. I purchased this fish 5 days ago, and he's been doing great. He was a great looking fish when I got him, however I was working away for about 36 hours and have come back to my betta in a really bad...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi guys, I recently graduated from college and started moving back home on Sunday (5/15). I brought my Betta who I've had for a few months at my apartment with me and got him all settled into his new home. I noticed yesterday however, that he has two new tears in his fins. For anyone who...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I'm a college student and I went home for Thanksgiving, and was forced to leave my female betta fish for five days nights. I just got back and found my betta wedged in the ventilation holes in her cave. She should not have been able to get to the holes, they were covered by fake grass expressly...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Okay so I was doing a water change and replanting Maguro's tank, he was trying to attack my fingers and get unter the plants though so I cupped and set him to the side. I walked out of the room for a minute, walked back in and I stepped on him!!!! I put him into the tank but he doesn't seem...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi guys, This is my first post here and unfortunately its a sad and urgent one! I've had my betta for a month now, and I previously had him in a 2.65L bowl just for the time being until I got a bigger aquarium. I was given a 10L aquarium with a filter and a heater second hand. I thought I had...
  9. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 10 gallon (divided so 5g each) What temperature is your tank? 82 Does your tank have a filter? Yes Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Is your tank heated? Yes What tank mates does your betta fish live with? Assassin snails Food What...
  10. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So I went to feed Caroline and found 2 huge scratches on her gills! Please help I don't know what they are from! I attached 2 pictures, one of Caroline and one of her tank in case there is something in it that scratched her.
  11. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi. My amazing betta boy Omar's tail got shredded within minutes. It was perfect and now it's awful and kind of upsetting. He is my first betta. The only new ish thing in my tank is a betta log which I just examined and felt a sharp part on the inside of. I made that smooth. There is a corner...
  12. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have two males that have been housed in a divided 1/2 gallon tank for the last few months. I got them at 8 weeks and they are now 4 months. I bought a new 2.5 gallon tank with a filter and light fixture, to give them more room, I put my short fined male in first and left my blue male in a...
  13. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Sorry, this is going to be kind of long.Alright, so my oldest betta, Ruffles, had been housed in a divided 5gal before with another male betta, and there were never any issues. However, a few months ago that other betta passed away and I just recently added a new one to the same divided 5gal...
  14. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    i came home today to find my blue veil tail betta inside my red crowntail's side of the 10 gallon tank because my divider was a bit slanted. i returned the blue one back to his side and he doesn't seem injured. But my red betta has ripped fins but i dont think there are any injuries on the rest...
  15. Betta Fish Care
    Yesterday afternoon I was taking care of my nephew. I had left my betta fish in the living room with him unattended since i was doing Homework and he was watching his cartoons on Netflix. Some time later he came into my room saying "the fish died". I rushed over to where my fish was. There was...
  16. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Guys, I'm doing a bad job at holding back tears right now. I was trying to take my betta fish out of his tank with a clear plastic cup, and I was going slow in keeping him in there and putting the cup against the tank so that I could scoop him out, but I guess I pinched his tail since he...
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